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Nov 9, 2012 8:00am PST
expects any quick fix for the economy. >> it's big, and it's going to take some time, and a lot of work. and it would be nice to get at it. . >> reporter: but they are more than ready to start building up again, just as soon as the other washington settles down, and gets back to work. tom foreman, cnn, washington, virginia. >> it's a beautiful town. i'm carol costello. thank you so much for joining me today. cnn "newsroom" continues right now with ashleigh banfield. >> thank you, carol. so nice to see you. and nice to see you, everyone. i'm ashleigh banfield. it's 11:00 on the east coast, 8:00 a.m. on the west coast. and leave it to congress to engineer what they call a solution that sets up an even bigger crisis. the so-called fiscal cliff that's now only 52 days away was supposed to be just a threat. an incentive for lawmakers to get their gear on and make some tough choices a year ago. well, now those choices are going to fall to a newly re-elected president, and a lame duck congress. and the prospects? well, the president plans to talk about those prospects in his first public post
CNN
Nov 14, 2012 9:00am PST
on message and move on to the economy? >> well, is he going to be trying to turn this to the economy, suzanne, but the fact is he will be definitely getting questions about the scandal, about general petraeus, and certainly about his faith in general allen, so that is going to be a topic. he will try to pivot to the economy and to talk about the fiscal cliff, which is obviously his number one priority trying to get that resolved, and we also expect that he will be here talking -- or he will be asked about benghazi. this will be his first press conference since that september 11th attack in egypt that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. as well, would you expect them to be asked about cabinet -- or, pardon me -- in libya, and you would expect him to be asked about the cab -- potential cabinet shake-ups as well. you said he hasn't had an extended press conference since march. that's true. there are a lot of outstanding questions, and he will be asked probably about all of them today, suzanne. >> imagine it's going to be taking a while to get through all of these, and
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Nov 9, 2012 11:00am PST
's economy. can you put that number in perspective? 700,000 fewer jobs. >> i can put the report in perspective. it was turn ired by independent businesses that don't want to see their tax rate increased. it is counter to all other studies that i have seen on this thing. that report got in to my inbox and got deleted. >> okay. thank you for your honesty. >> doesn't make sense. it doesn't make any sense at all. >> you hear the number but thank you. that is what i was trying to get at. we heard president obama say if congress fails to come up with a deal by the end of the year, everyone's taxes will be going up. it would be bad for the economy. i was reading new york times this morning op-ed piece that said it may not be a bad thing if we drive over the fiscal cliff. it is worth points out the fiscal cliff isn't really a cliff. it's not like the debt ceiling confrontation where terrible things might with well have happened right away if the deadline had been missed. he goes on, this time nothing very bad will happen to the economy if the grooimt agreement isn't reached until a few
CNN
Nov 11, 2012 1:00pm PST
common ground. >> well, clearly the deficit is a drag in our economy and we can't continue to spend money that we don't have. i don't want p to box myself in. i don't want to box anybody else in. i think it's important for us to come to an agreement with the president but this is his opportunity to lead. >> i want to be clear, i'm not we hadd wedded to every detail of my plan. i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. i'm committed to solving our fiscal challenges. but i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. >> joining us now is a man who knows all about bipartisanship and compromise. former senator george mitchell is joining us. you were majority leader from 1989 to '95 during a time when senators and house members were actually friends. and i mean those on opposite sides of the party. so do you think the president and the house speaker's words this go around really will lead to some compromise or has a new page been turned here? are you encouraged? >> i'm hopeful about it. the day i was elected majority leader, the first person i called was bob dole, a republican leade
CNN
Nov 9, 2012 9:00am PST
's at stake for the economy as well as your personal finances. zimplt president obama confronting a looming financial. they have 53 days to come up with a solution to avoid going over the so-called fiscal cliff. what are we talking about? it's a combination of automatic spending cuts to the tune of $1.2 trillion over the next. our chief white house correspondent jessica yellin will talk about this, and you bring up a very good point now. during the second term campaign, but she's been pretty clear, right, on his stance regarding the fiscal cliff and his obama line. tell us what it is. >> that's right, suzanne. he has laid out that his negotiating terms include the following. he is willing to compromise and raise some revenue by altering some parts of medicare and medicaid on entitlement reforms. he is also insistent that some revenue be raised by changing the tax rates. you know, those bush tax cuts expire at the end of this year, and he has said that the wealthiest americans must pay more. we've heard it on the campaign trail over and over. one thing he has hit is that those who make $250,
CNN
Nov 10, 2012 2:00pm PST
-to-one relationship. together for your future. the economy needs manufacturing. machines, tools, people making stuff. companies have to invest in making things. infrastructure, construction, production. we need it now more than ever. chevron's putting more than $8 billion dollars back in the u.s. economy this year. in pipes, cement, steel, jobs, energy. we need to get the wheels turning. i'm p. making real things... for real. ...that make a real difference. ♪ >>> former congresswoman gabrielle giffords stood in an arizona courtroom this week and faced the man who tried to assassinate her. her husband, mark kelly, stood by her side as he addressed jared loughner. mr. loughner, you may have put a bullet through her head but you haven't put a dent in her spirit and her commitment to make the world a better place. and despite the dramatic appearance of gabrielle giffords and her husband, nine others testified at the hearing, including congressman ron barber. he won a special election to fill her seat after she stepped down. >> i turned to mr. loughner and said i hold no hatred for you, but i am very,
CNN
Nov 11, 2012 2:00pm PST
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Nov 11, 2012 3:00pm PST
. >>> straight ahead, an unofficial holiday is boosting the chinese economy thanks to the country's single resident and the internet. >>> but first imagine growing up with scarring so severe that your only wish to be able to walk down the street unnoticed. tonight chief medical correspondent dr. sanjay gupta introduces us to a woman who turned a childhood accident into a new career, helping others ease their pain. >> the scars on her face serve as a never-ending reminder of a kitchen fire that she endured. she was 2 years old at the time. she was in the kitchen with her brother who was 6. >> he took a frozen chunk of meat from the fridge and put it into boiling oil so a fire started. he tried to take it to the sink and he tripped on top of meso the oil spilled on 40% of my face. >> thankfully she doesn't remember the accident or the pain. she does remember being rushed to the hospital and the surgeon working tirelessly to open her eye, which was stuck shut from the burning oil. >> all the time growing up, it was really difficult because everybody would stare and especially at school. it wa
CNN
Nov 12, 2012 8:00am PST
go up for everyone. it could have a potentially disastrous impact on the economy. congress is off but they do come back tomorrow and on friday congressional leaders are expected at the white house. oh, to be a fly on the wall on that one. dana bash is going to be with them. i'm kidding. she is not. it's going to be very closed door. but don't you wish you could be in that meeting and do you think that anything will actually happen? >> oh, of course. because, look, publicly since the election there's been a more conciliatory tone on both sides of the aisle. it's been a basic post election posturing after what really generally is a status quo election. look, it is very cliche, ashleigh, the devil is in the details. democrats say they want to let tax cuts for those making $250,000 or more expire and the president campaigned on that two elections in a row. this time he says he means it. that would mean rates would go up. for the most part, republicans are saying that they may be okay with raising revenue, raising some taxes, but not those tax rates. i want you to listen to republican
CNN
Nov 9, 2012 6:00am PST
they could cripple the economy and trigger another recession. just a few hours from now, president obama underscores the urgency at the white house. his remarks could set the tone for upcoming negotiations with republican lawmakers. christine romans shows us how your money is in play. is your paycheck about to shrink? brianna keilar, three days after a bitter election, is either party really ready to budge? christine, nearly every american has money riding on this outcome, right? >> absolutely. the overall american economy does, too. let's talk about what the fiscal cliff is. starting in the beginning of the year because of a deal the congress did last year to raise the debt ceilings, all these things will go into play at the same time, big spending cuts, bush tax cuts expire, minimum tax cut goes away, payroll tax holiday goes away, unemployment benefits extension. whole bunch of things. middle income households making, say, $50,000 a year would see their tax bill rise $2,000. $2,000 for the year. immediately your paycheck, you would notice a change there o r overall, certainly in what
CNN
Nov 14, 2012 11:00am PST
as it is advancing the cause of strengthening our middle class and improving our economy. you know, i've got a lot of good relationships with folks both in the house and the senate. i have a lot of relationships on both sides of the aisle. it hasn't always manifested itself in the kind of agreements i would like to see between democrats and republicans and so i think all of us have responsibilities to see if there are things we can improve on. and i don't exempt myself from needing to, you know, do some self-reflection and see if i can improve our working relationship. they're probably going to still be some sharp differences. and as i said during the campaign, there are going to be times where there are fights and i think those are fights that need to be had. but what i think the american people don't want to see is a focus on the next election instead of a focus on them. and i don't have another election. and, you know, michelle and i were talking last night about, you know, what an incredible honor and privilege it is to be put in this position. and there are people all across this country, mil
CNN
Nov 10, 2012 9:00am PST
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CNN
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am PST
a fairer, simpler, cleaner tax code we can give our country a stronger, healthier economy. a stronger economy means more revenue, which is what the president seeks. >> this isn't something that i'm going to draw the lines any lines in the sand. he isn't going to draw any lines in the sand, i don't believe. we need to work together. >> the president said he believes the message that the americans sent in the election is that they want members of congress, both parties, to put aside their differences, find area areas of common ground. of course, that's easier said than done. we'll wait to see if the president can deliver on that, carol. >> should we expect a news conference soon with both the president and maybe -- oh, a republican like john boehner? >> reporter: you know, we've been asking whether or not there will be a press conference happening any time soon. so far, no confirmation of that. lock back over history. former president bush had a press conference about two days after he was re-elected, former president bill clinton had a press conference about three days after he was re-
CNN
Nov 13, 2012 9:00am PST
inroads into africa's economy. but is the u.s. missing out on an opportunity? a live report from south africa. >>> china's giant weeklong gathering of the communist party ends tonight. they bring together 2,000 delegates around the country to meet in beijing. they meet every five years. president hue hue gin pow. china catching up with the united states which is still number one. it's beating the u.s. when it comes to trade with subsaharan africa which has vast supplies of natural resources. >> reporter: here's a little bit of china in eastern zimbabwe. this is a join venture between the chinese and zimbabweans mining diamonds in the controversial fields where critics claim some of the diamonds funneled to the party, claims the government and mining officials deny. when cnn got exclusive access this year, the chinese welcomed us with lunch and speeches. as well as a tour of the mining operations, eager to show off cooperation and development with their african partners. many like the u.s. government are highly critical of the chinese venture and others across africa. critics argue the
CNN
Nov 8, 2012 8:00am PST
. it would be startling to the economy and pish you into a recession. they don't want that to happen. >> i don't, either. i have been feeling a bit maybe in denial. much like the doomsday prophecies. i always say, wow, that's sounds soer use, that's not going to happen. i feel the same we about the fiscal cliff. i don't know why. what i don't understand is how wall street, things fell out of bottom yesterday. much of it is being attributed to the fiscal cliff. which, by the way, how does that have any bearing on whether it was obama or romney. that fiscal cliff is there. >> one things i think stocks did not continue yesterday to si sell-off in part because of the sound bites you play, the first day after the election, the major players coming out. >> people are that gullible? >> it's not gullible. investors need a signal they will get this fixed. the stock market is still down. it didn't rally. the world needs a signal the biggest economy and the biggest democracy in the world is not going to fall apart over partisan politics. >> the president's victory speech where he said he need to work
CNN
Nov 12, 2012 9:00am PST
. >>> china's struggling economy is just one of the many challenges that's facing the country's next leader. while, some chinese have done well, but others are falling further behind because of inflation. imagine this. paying five times more for rent than you did four years ago. that's right. while cnn senior international correspondent stan grant has an inside look at what is happening. china's widening wealth gap. take a look. >> this is a little piece of home. they gather here to dance on street corners and come to the cities searching for a bit of life. for some china's booming economy has been music to their ears. for others the tune has turned more somber. life in a rundown neighborhood so close to the riches of the new china that they could reach out and touch it almost. >> translator: we came to work in the city. >> reporter: and he his wife had followed the china dream to beijing. this is where they live in a tiny one-room house with their baby son. there is room for a bed. barely anything else. for them it isn't cheap. >> translator: back in 2009 when we first came to beijing, the
CNN
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am PST
not act, america's entire can economy will be at risk. america's ceos have a message for washington. >> the top priority for us so to advance policies that will get the economy growing again. >> the country has to have a higher rate of growth. that begins by addressing the fiscal cliff issue. >> at the white house today, 12 ceos. you may not recognize their faces, but their companies are awfully familiar. american express, proctor and gamble, walmart and ford just to name a few. so wouldn't you like to be a fly on the wall at the white house? ali velshi has more. >> there's three different groups here. the group going to the white house this afternoon, then the group going to the business round table. then there's a third group, which is a fix the debt group and they've got parody ads that are going on in newspapers, so business leaders all over are getting together, although they're not the most popular people in the america right now to start with. >> what do you expect them, let's concentrate on the meeting at the white house this afternoon with these 12 ceos and will the preside
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Nov 10, 2012 4:00pm PST
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00am PST
at the white house. they'll discuss ways to keep the economy growing and reduce the deficit. >>> your thanksgiving dinner will cost you a few cents more this year. you can blame the turkey for that. the american farm bureau federation says the average cost of the traditional dinner for ten is just under $50. the cost of the turkey is about four cents a pound higher than it was last year. >>> the official start of winter is more than a month away. but bismarck, north dakota, got an early jump. a weekend storm left at least eight inches of snow on the ground and led to dozens of traffic accidents. no serious injuries have been reported. >> it's been almost two weeks since superstorm sandy devastated the northeast. still life is nowhere back to normal. the deaths of two more people have been linked to the superstorm. that brings the total number of of those killed across the region to 113. right now more than 160,000 customers in ten states and washington are still without power. travel is getting a little easier. rail service is back between new jersey and manhattan. a new ferry service
CNN
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am PST
at this point. he did send an e-mail to employees back in october and it said this. the economy doesn't currently pose a threat to your job. what does threaten your job, however, is another four years of the same presidential administration. guess what, now he says he never said he was firing anybody if obama got elected and that the media twisted what he meant. carol? >> so strange. >> blame it on the media. aren't we easy targets? >> yeah, but we can take it. we're big girls. alison kosik, thank you. >>> another follow-up to a story we first brought you yesterday kind of about the same -- it is about the same thing. new york franchise owner of several applebee's restaurants who says he may have to issue a hiring freeze to afford the costs associated with obamacare. mike archer says, quote, recent public comments by one of applebee's franchise owners about the possible implications of the obamacare on jobs with his individual company were not the views or opinions of either applebee's or other franchisees. although we respect his right to speak freely as an american. don't rely know
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Nov 8, 2012 9:00am PST
years. this transition to power of a new leader. china, the second world's biggest economy, closing fast in on the united states, and you've got this big fight over twrad i will balance between the united states. ewe talking about currency manipulation that's one big problem for the president. what does the president need to do to essentially get china to cooperate in a moyer positive way? >> the first thing, suzanne, is there's a new chinese leadership, a new bureau, and president xijing ping. the president will have to get to know hem and establish a relationship with him and establish an agenda that's workable. the u.s.-china relationship is very complex because there are a whole host of issues where we're working pretty well together, and there are a lot of issues where we're not. you mentioned one, which is the trade imbalance, the currency manipulation by the chinese government. there are others. chinese aggression, i say, needless aggression against japan over the sinkaku islands, against the philippines and others over the spratley islands in the south china sea. the united state
CNN
Nov 15, 2012 9:00am PST
? >> well, this is mostly centering around the economy, and it is important to know that jordan, in fact, experienced its first demonstrations back in december of 2010. people demonstrating wanting to see economic reforms, wanting to see an end to corruption. prize over it is last two years, and the government increased the cost of fuel, of cooking gas, of kerosene, daesel. that is what is really enraging people. cooking gas, for example, we want up more than 50%. government is saying it had to take such moves because of its drastic deficit. people really feel right now that that deficit is because of deposit corruption, because of mismanagement of funds. they want to see this decision reversed. they want on to see the government address the real problem. >> king abdullah, do they want to see him out? is that the solution here? is that what they're calling for? >> it's also important to point out that we are hearing something that would have been unheard of two years ago. that is small groups of demonstrators -- we must emphasize they are small groups of demonstrators, asking for the reg
CNN
Nov 8, 2012 11:00am PST
, media strategists said perhaps too many messages. some were talking about the economy. others were talking about so landra and may have created too much noise. >> too many messages. let me jump in because, you know, we hear about the billionaires and people wanting to -- the game changers shelling out the money to try to defeat barack obama. they lost. here's what i want to know. are they angry? >> safe to say that there's soul searching begin on right now. >> soul searching. >> and i think that, you know, donors have indicated they wanted to know really what kind of return they're getting on the investment. a major donor said to us yesterday, you know, he's questioning the strategy of putting so much money in ads. >> who are they questioning? who are they soul searching with? >> well, clearly, the strategists who run the -- ran the groups. karl rove being one of them are having to answer a lot of questions today. and i do think that a lot of these donors while seems like $5 million is a lot of money to us, it's really, really a small investment for them so for some of the folks th
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Nov 11, 2012 1:00am PST
that different. let's remember that for all of these groups, jobs and the economy is still the number one issue. what was so offensive and there was such a dissonance with a lot of these groups and the republican party was the way that they talked about all of these groups. for example, when mitt romney talked about self-deporting for latinos, when the republican party spoke with such disrespect in so many ways towards president obama, the first african-american president, when you had all of these white men talking about illegitimate rape or legitimate rape and talking about what women should do with their bodies, very dissonant to women voters. it's also the way the republicans need to talk to these groups in a very different manner as well as the policies. i think president obama understands that he does owe his reelection to this strong coalition. so i think that it's a great opportunity for all of these americans, women, minorities, african-americans, latinos, to really hold this administration's feet to the fire and i think that's something that he will welcome. >> i want to say, you ment
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